Chinese Language student’s literary work on Hong Kong women wins accolade
Bachelor of Language Studies with Honours (Applied Chinese Language Studies)
The Hong Kong Literature Writing Competition organized by Hong Kong Federation of Women
Merit prize in the open section
Year 4 student of the Applied Chinese Language Studies programme Chan Wai-yan was presented a merit prize in the open section of the Hong Kong Literature Writing Competition organized by Hong Kong Federation of Women. The competition, based on the theme ‘The story of women in Hong Kong’, invited literature entries to depict the many roles and situations of local women in the family, workplace and society. Wai-yan’s short story is about a lesbian couple encountering mounting pressure from society who ultimately gain acceptance and understanding from their families. Her work and other winning pieces have been documented for publication in the near future.